LSC Regulations

This page contains links to the LSC regulations as published on the e-CFR page for LSC by the U.S. Government Printing Office and the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration.  

Regulations under revision and materials from recent rulemakings appear at: LSC | Rulemaking

LSC also provides all the Federal Register notices at: LSC | Regulation Publishing History

A table of the major restrictions and fundings sources appears at: LSC | Restrictions and Other Funding Sources

Current LSC Regulations

PartTitle 
Ch. 16Entire Set of LSC Regulations in Chapter 16 
1600Definitions[1600—FR Notices]
1601[Reserved] 
1602Procedures for disclosure of information under the Freedom of Information Act[1602—FR Notices]
1603Requests for Documents and Testimony[1603—FR Notices]
1604Outside practice of law[1604—FR Notices]
1605Appeals on behalf of clients[1605—FR Notices]
1606Termination, Limited Reduction of Funding, and Debarment Procedures; Recompetition[1606—FR Notices]
1607Governing bodies (please see amendment below)
  •  New amendments: Final Rule: 45 CFR Part 1607—Governing Body Amendments effective February 4, 2019
  •  Questions and Answers about the 2019 amendments
[1607—FR Notices]
1608Prohibited political activities
  •  Guidance on lobbying and political activities
[1608—FR Notices]
1609Fee-generating cases[1609—FR Notices]
1610Use of non-LSC funds, transfers of LSC funds, program integrity[1610—FR Notices]
1611Financial Eligibility 
See note below about the 1611 appendix.
[1611—FR Notices]
1611 Appx.Current Income Level for Individuals Eligible for Assistance
Note—The 2024 table has an error. A correction to the eCFR is in progress.
For a household of two, the correct income level at 125% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines is $25,550 (not $20,550). 
[1611apx—FR Notices]
1612Restrictions on lobbying and certain other activities
  •  Guidance on lobbying and political activities
[1612—FR Notices]
1613Restrictions on legal assistance with respect to criminal proceedings[1613—FR Notices]
1614Private attorney involvement
  •  2014 revisions of Part 1614 with explanatory preamble
  •  Private attorney involvement frequently asked questions
[1614—FR Notices]
1615Restrictions on actions collaterally attacking criminal convictions[1615—FR Notices]
1616Attorney Hiring[1616—FR Notices]
1617Class Actions[1617—FR Notices]
1618Enforcement procedures[1618—FR Notices]
1619Disclosure of information[1619—FR Notices]
1620Priorities in use of resources[1620—FR Notices]
1621Client grievance procedure
Note—the § 1621.4(c) cross-reference to Part 1614 regarding private attorney cases is outdated. The correct cross-reference is to 45 C.F.R. § 1614.4(a)(3)(iii).
[1621—FR Notices]
1622Public access to meetings under the Government in the Sunshine Act[1622—FR Notices]
1623Suspension Procedures[1623—FR Notices]
1624Prohibition against discrimination on the basis of disability[1624—FR Notices]
1625[Reserved]Part
1626Restrictions on legal assistance to aliens
  •  See also, Program Letter 2000-02 regarding H-2A workers. 
[1626—FR Notices]
1627Subgrants and membership fees or dues [1627—FR Notices]
1628Recipient fund balances[1628—FR Notices]
1629Bonding of recipients[1629—FR Notices]
1630Cost standards and procedures[1630—FR Notices]
1631Purchasing and Property Management  [1631—FR Notices]
1632Redistricting[1632—FR Notices]
1633Restriction on representation in certain eviction proceedings[1633—FR Notices]
1634Competitive bidding for grants and contracts[1634—FR Notices]
1635Timekeeping requirement[1635—FR Notices]
1636Client identity and statement of facts[1636—FR Notices]
1637Representation of Prisoners[1637—FR Notices]
1638Restriction on solicitation[1638—FR Notices]
1639Welfare Reform[1639—FR Notices]
1640[1640—FR Notices]
1641Debarment, Suspension, and Removal of Auditors[1641—FR Notices]
1642[Reserved][1642—FR Notices]
1643Restrictions on Assisted Suicide, Euthanasia, and Mercy Killing[1643—FR Notices]
1644Disclosure of case information[1644—FR Notices]